Parenting during the COVID Pandemic – Kyrgyzstan

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  • United Nations published this video item, entitled “Parenting during the COVID Pandemic – Kyrgyzstan” – below is their description.

    Families all over the world are facing the stress of lockdown and isolation during the COVID pandemic. This family in Kyrgyzstan have found greater unity and understanding with a little help from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

    The “Listen First” initiative uses scientific principles to support the well-being of children and their families: (Video courtesy of UNODC)

    UNIA Episode 1648

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    In This Story: COVID-19

    Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

    Symptoms of coronavirus

    The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

    • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
    • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
    • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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  • In This Story: Kyrgyzstan

    Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, also known as Kirghizia, is a landlocked country in Central Asia. It is bordered by Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China. Its capital and largest city is Bishkek. Kyrgyzstan’s history spans a variety of cultures and empires.

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